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CORRESPONDENCE [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 14 June 1940
CORRESPONDENCE The. Premier's -Department. comn municated ..with the Eltham Council .with a request that it nominate a committee to assist in regulating col lections for patriotic purposes.' .:.It was asked .that at least one council cillor be' included iln this committee. The object of the Departmental re quest under the Patriotic Fundls Act, is to ensure that the proceeds of all' functions }leld for patriotic purposes are used for patriotic purposes. In view of the widespread nature. of the Eltham Shire it was decided to appoint one councillor in each riding whio will, in turn, appoint two other ;eoiple In his own riding to opei-ate each of their own ridings. The councilors who were appointed were · Councillor Price (South), Councillor -Hewitt - (North), and Counicillor` Smedley (East); The -Housing Commission has apl pointed Mr. T. N, Davies,.Health Of: ficer- for the* Shire of Eltham .to hbe its representative in this Shire. Re celtly the Commission - asked thi Council to nomina...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 14 June 1940
WEDDING JUKES—ANDREW &nbsp; The marriage of Miss Gladys Kath- leen Andrew to Mr. Hector Charles Jukes was celebrated at Christ Church Whittlesea, last Saturday by the Rev- erend W. G. Vizard. The bride, who was given away by her father, is the elder daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Andrew, of Whit- tlesea; the bridegroom being the elder son of Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Jukes, of &nbsp; &nbsp; Epping. &nbsp; White satin was chosen for the wed- ding gown, and was fashioned with a heart shaped neckline with a narrow band of shirring from the point to the waistline. The puff sleeves were also shirred and came to points over the hands. The skirt was cut on the cross and was very full, falling into a long fish-tail train. A band of orange blossom held the hale tulle veil to the bride's head. Her bouquet was of azaleas, white dahlias and sweet peas. Miss Doris Andrew, sister of the bride, and' Miss G. Brockwell wore bridesmaids. &nbsp; The former wore green m...
DIAMOND VALLEY JUNIORS v EPPING [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 14 June 1940
DIAMOND VALLEY JUNIORS v EPPING With ,the wet dismal conditions adverse for good football, Epping continued. their winning run- at Din- mond Creek last Saturday. The home side won the toss and kicked with the wind, but Epping opened the scoring with a nice shot from Paulka. Almost *immediately afterwards, however, the Juniors re plied with twvo goals fromn Bob Laurie, their captain. The rain and wind spoiled the play and the game quickly developed into a scramble, both teams wildly trying to kick off the ground. The greasy ball often evaded their attempts. Ep ping were better in the air and made the most qf their opportunities. At the first change the scores were: Diamond Valley Juniors 3-5; Epping 2-4: Considering they were kicking against the wind, the visitbrs' score was very satisfactory. In the second term the Epping team adapted themselves better to the conditions, and, having the ad vahtage of the wind, forged ahead. Welsh and W. Paulka were doing fine work on the forward lin...
Arthur Creek RED CROSS NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 21 June 1940
\ i'thil; Creek RED-CROSS NOTES . The monthly meeting of the Red Cross Branch was .held last Thurs day when several members attended and a large quantity of work 'was passed out. A case containing for the month's vork 23 prs. of socks, 2 prs mittens, t hot water bag covers, 1 cap, 4 handkerchiefs, 1. hot water bag, 33 pillow cases, 1. kneecap, 1 tin. cocoa; and 6 magazines was despatched to the depot. . The Red' Cross ladies are very grateful to Mi. T. Mdrphy of Stream ville for taking the work straight to the depot. Mrs. V Brain of Strathewen was enrolled as a regis tered member ,and has commenced to. work with the branch.
TRACTORS AND POWER KEROSENE [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 21 June 1940
TRACTORS AND POWER KEROSENE The control "of power kerosene mentioned by the Minister for Supply and Development (Sir, Frederick Stewart) related to the use of the fuel for vehicles, and not its use for farm tractors and stationary engines. The Chairman of the Oil' Board (Mr. J. B. Brigden) who is also sec retary to the Department of Supply and Development, states that the use of power kerosene as fuel for vehicles would be prohibited except with the consent of the Controller of Liquid Fuels. It is necessaryto im pose these restrictions to conserve power kerosene for its essential pur poses.
Yielding Gates NEW SAFETY DEVICE IN U.S.A. [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 21 June 1940
Yielding Gates 'NEW SAFETY DEVICE IN U.S.A. DESIGNED to do away with serious accidents resultilig from vehicles striking gates closing the road, yield. Ing barrier gates have' been intro. duced in U.S.A. The design is knowvn as the Sawyer gate. The gate is a flexible structure of flexible uprights painted for easy vis ibility and held on strong horizontal cables. Should a vehicle crash the gate, the cables are paid out against a progressively increasing resistance to overcome the .impact load as rapidly as is consistent with safety. The brakes are set automatically when the. gate is lowered from' its overhead "open" position,. and the braking action is started withiln 1/100th of a second after impact. The gates are made in three types, capable respectively of stopping a 12,0001b,, a 20,0001b or a 40,0001b truck at 20 mp.h. in a distance of 14 feet, or 4/10th second, which is faster than the time taker. for the driver to get his foot on the pedal after seeing danger ahead.
Mernda PINE TREES FELLED [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 21 June 1940
Mernda PINE TREES FELLED'-, -Timber contractors have -been op erating in the township luring the past three weeks aniil have felled 30 pine ti'ees on: the, various properties. Many of 'the trees were. dead or dy ing as the result, it is presumed, of the di'ought and the following heavy rain of the last two years.i Sixty or seventy years ago pioneer families of the. district planted pine trees on the borders of their estates. This custom continued for about 29 years. hence the many colonies of'pine trees in the district,occupied by col onies of magpies who jealously pre serve their boundaries. One large tree on Miss I-Iorner's property was planted exactly-50 years before it was felled. Its butt meas ured more than two feet in diameter. The bare spaces left are ti pathetic reminder of greater days!
HALL MEETING [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 21 June 1940
HALL MEETING The Montmorency. Hall Committee held its yearly meeting on Monday; 'June 10 in- the Montmorency Hall, there being a good attendance of members, and the 'election of officers took place. Mr. J. V. Shallard L.L.B., was again elected President; Councillor A. H. Price J.P., treasurer and Mr. L. C. R. Northmore, hon. 'secretary; Mr. L. Mason and Mr. S. Stalnsby auditors It was decided to hold the Hall Annual Ball, so watch .for advertise ment in this paper in .the near future.
C.W.A. Conference [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 21 June 1940
C.W.A. Conference One of the most successful annual conferences of the Country Women's Association of Victoria was held last week in the Central Hall, Collins St Melbourne. Seven hundred delegates attending, also many other members, Reports showed that the whole of the 317 branches are engaged in war work of some kind. It was decided to join with other States in subscribing to a gift to the Empire, and a penny drive was launched . The sum of £3060 has been distrib uted during the year to various ap peals and organisations, and assist ance given to many fieedy individual cases. During the ,veek addresses were given by Dame Enid Lyons, and Mrs E. Farmer, State President of Queens. land, and many other speakers. Member. were urged to take out War Savings Certificates, either in groups or individually.
RELEASE OF HUSBANDS [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 21 June 1940
RELEASE' OF HUSBANDS It is not necessary for a man to ob tain' his wife's consent to his enlist ment, and a wife has . no -right to claimn her husband's discharge, from the forces. It is 'not the Practice to consider such cases, the Minister states, unless the man hiniself agrees. Cases of hardship, where the soldier himself desires discharge,, and has not embarked, are considered on their merits; 'and, if warranted, the discharge is granted.
Montmorency AIR LEAGUE [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 21 June 1940
Montmorency AIR LEAGUE .°, Australian Air League, C Group. The following officers have been pro moted: Mr. H. Todd from "Group Commander of C Group, Heidelberg and Northcote, to Victorian Wing 'Field Commissioner; Mr., A. Watt, from Divisional Commander. to Group Commander; Mr. W. Dymond from Divisional Instructor to Divis 'onal Commander; Mr. A. Splatt ap pointed to Radio Instructor and Com pany Commander; Mr. J. Dimmick from cadet to adjutant; Mr. F. Rob erts from cadet to model instructor.. The Montmorency Branch of the Air League had an official visit from Wing Field Commissioner, (Mr. H. Todd) and the Divisional Commander (Mr. W. Dymond.) Mr. Todd congratulated the newly appointed officers .and wished 'them every success. The branch has vacan cies for more officers and cadets, also instructors in aero engines and othei branches dealing with Air League. All inquiries will be welcome to Mr A. Splatt of Montmorency, or at the place of meeting, Montmorency Hall every Friday evening...
Whittlesea SOCIAL EVENING FOR COMFORTS FUND [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 21 June 1940
Whittlesea SOCIAL EVENING FOR COMFORTS FUND The Whittlesea Sub-branch of the Returned Soldiers' League conducted q very successful evening at the 'Par ish Hall last Saturday night and ap proximately £5/10/ was raised. A number of voluntary musicians supplied a varied and enjoyable pro gramme of items and music for dancing A lucky spot dance was won by Mrs. Humphreys and Mr. Morris, while Mr. and Mrs. Kester won a monte carlo dance. During the evening the activities of the War Comforts group were re viewed, and full details of the goods already forwarded by the group will be published after the half-yearly balance sheet ia prepared next'month. This list will be substantial, because more than £15 is being spent each month in the purchase of wool alone Another function held at the week end for funds for the Comforts Fund was a tourney at the Golf Club by which 13/6 was raised. The, win ners of the event were Mrs, A. Blair and Mr. C. Hillier , and each will be credited with a donation o...
ELTHAM CLUB NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 21 June 1940
ELTHAM CLUB NOTES It is expected that last Saturday's' game will be Len Forde's last with` the team for some time as he has joined the A:I.F. Len makes the third player to enlist, the others being Bill Broes 'and Austin Roach. and '?heir comrades wish them the best of luck and a safe return. The team has reason to be proud of their fine win against Heidelberg who are always a hard nut to crack on their own ground, and all realise that their improvement in recent games has been the result, of, sound coaching and persistent training. Speaking of training, we are wonder ing. if 'a certain player had this in mind when he was carried on to Dia mond Creek in the last, train one night' this week. The mention of trains reminds of another, player who is too fast for his opponents on the field, but in catching trains his per formances are not so hot. "Bub" Hughes will be available td-morrow and his inclusion will greatly strengthen the back line.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 21 June 1940
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Greensborough Railwayman Farewelled [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 21 June 1940
Greensborough . Raiiwayman Farewe?ledrF After serving for 37 years with the Way and Works. branch. of the Victorian .Railways Department, Mr. Len Purton retired.recently.: To mark the occasioi he was ehtertained' at a. smoke social at Greensborough Masonic Hall recently by a number of his colleagues. Mr. R. Fitzpatrick, stationi master at Greensborough; presented' Mr. Purton with a travelling rug and a chiming clock as a tribute of the high esteem in which he is held by his work-mates. Mr. Fitzpatrick.was supported by Mr. W. Hickey of the Loco Branch, Mr. ,D. Williams of Hurstbridge and Mr. George Williams of Heidelberg; Mr. Purton responded. and expressed. his thanks for the good wish~s extend. ed to him. and the gifts:. The function was aranged by M. J. Hoffmain, and musical items were provided by Mr. H. Forde's orchestra.